Ethan Hawke Interview – The Magnificent Seven – “I’m doing some of the best work of my career”


Ethan Hawke has never made it easy on himself. He has long endured glorious existential struggles in his pursuit of authenticity. It’s not enough for him to be good at what he does – he needs to feel that his work has the kind of integrity that adds definition and context to his world.


Q: Your career has enjoyed some ups and downs but things seem to be better than ever now for you. How do you feel about everything today?

HAWKE: The best thing is the kind of beautiful life I have with my wife and our children. I’ve become a better man and a better father over time and I’m so grateful for the kind of support and understanding my wife gives me and how good we feel about our life together.

I don’t know if one really ties in to the other, but I also feel that I’m doing some of the best work of my career and I’m very happy with the films I’ve been making the last few years. It’s been very encouraging and gratifying and in some ways it’s restored my faith in acting and what I always set out to do in this business.

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